MINAGRIS, an EU-funded project which launches today, will explore how plastic debris is affecting soil biodiversity, soil functions, related ecosystem services, and agricultural productivity.
This year’s World Soil Day (5th December) is dedicated to the theme “Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity”. Find out more about the ongoing SoilCare project.
Late last week, we received the fantastic news that a further two articles had been accepted for publication – making a total of five in as many days!
CCRI’s Dr Phil Staddon’s PhD student Maede Faghihinia is researching the impact of grazing intensity on belowground ecosystem functioning and carbon cycling in North China steppe.
Today (5th December) is World Soil Day – a day to celebrate and raise awareness on the importance of our soils.
Can farmers improve their soil whilst increasing their profitability? This is a question that has been puzzling scientists on the SoilCare research project for the last four years.
The 5th December is World Soil Day. CCRI researcher Jasmine Black talks about what this means for us as winter takes hold, related CCRI projects and her talk on soils this summer at Shambala Festival.
Publication success for CCRI researchers Jane Mills and Damian Maye. Jane has a soil themed paper published and Damian contributes chapters to two books.
Natahan Einbinder is a fourth year PhD candidate at the Colegio de la Frontera Sur, in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico whose research looks at agroecological scaling (adoption, maintenance, and extension processes) and the importance of local culture in the Maya Achí territory of Guatemala.
Later this week, the European Network of Soil Awareness will hold its sixth meeting in The Netherlands. CCRI’s Jane Mills has been invited as an expert to the event.
CCRI researcher Julie Ingram was joined by PhD Kamilla Skaalsveen last week at the Wageningen Soil Conference in the Netherlands.